Legislative Updates

Legislative Update Week of 2-17-20

Update/Memo The General Assembly is now operating at full-speed – budget presentations are well underway, legislation is constantly being put on notice, and committee calendars are filling up fast. With over 1,500 pieces of legislation filed this year alone, the General Assembly will have to move fast to adjourn by Easter, a date mentioned

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Legislative Update Week of 2-14-20

Update/Memo Last week, Gov. Bill Lee gave his second State of the State address, announcing his administration’s proposed budget & investments in major areas, including education and mental health. Gov. Lee announced a $250M endowment aimed at improving mental health in K-12 education, along with over $100M set aside for pay raises for Tennessee’s

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Legislative Update Week of 2-7-20

Update/Memo As January passes, so does the first month of an exciting 2020 legislative session. February; however, brings with it a few things of note, such as Governor Bill Lee’s second State of the State address, the bill filing deadline, and the beginnings of the budgetary process. Thus far, 755 bills have been filed

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Legislative Update Week of 1-20-20

Update/Memo This week marked the beginning of session for the Tennessee General Assembly. On Tuesday, January 14 at Noon, Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally and newly elected Speaker of the House Cameron Sexton officially gaveled in the second legislative season of the 111th General Assembly. State Representative Rusty Grills, this year’s lone new member in

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